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TeslaCrypt 3.0.1 Ransomware is Here – and It’s NASTY!

On March 31st, 2016, posted in: Security Threats, Virus Alert by Comments Off on TeslaCrypt 3.0.1 Ransomware is Here – and It’s NASTY!

According to Cisco security researches, all ransomware, (specifically TeslaCrypt 3.0.1 ransomware) has become the black plague of the internet. Over the last few years, we have covered Cryptolocker, CryptoWall 2.0, and CryptoWall 4.0 on our blog – and unfortunately, this ransomware is the most advanced yet. How TeslaCrypt 3.0.1 Spreads TeslaCrypt 3.0.1 is a nasty new..

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The Top 5 Cyber Security Threats Facing Businesses in 2016

On March 10th, 2016, posted in: Security Threats by Comments Off on The Top 5 Cyber Security Threats Facing Businesses in 2016

It’s hard to believe that just a few years ago, cyber security was low on the list of priorities for businesses. Today, now that many businesses are integrating remote data storage, mobile device management (MDM) and offsite data processing into their business, they’re giving cyber security a second look. In 2016, the number of businesses..

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7 Easy Ways to Keep Your Computer and Tech Safe in 2016

On March 2nd, 2016, posted in: Security Threats by Comments Off on 7 Easy Ways to Keep Your Computer and Tech Safe in 2016

You know the basics of computer security. Use strong passwords, keep your anti-virus up to date, do your online banking at home. But does that mean you’ve got all your bases covered? In this day and age? Not likely. So what can you do to keep your computer and mobile devices safe? Follow these simple..

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5 Cyber Security Basics Every Business Needs to Know

On March 2nd, 2016, posted in: Security Threats by Comments Off on 5 Cyber Security Basics Every Business Needs to Know

In 2016, cyber security is topping the list of priorities for many businesses. Larger businesses in particular are increasing their IT budgets to tighten up network security and maintain compliance. But according to the National Small Business Cyber Security Study, most small businesses aren’t doing enough to protect their businesses from cyber security threats. These..

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Fall in Love with the Coolest Tech Gadgets of 2016

On February 3rd, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on Fall in Love with the Coolest Tech Gadgets of 2016

1. Sensorwake Alarm: An Alarm Clock for Your Nose What if you could wake up to the smell of a hot fresh croissant, chocolate or invigorating peppermint? Enter Sensorwake, discovered by Google and funded with Kickstarter. It’s an alarm clock that uses smell to wake you up in the morning instead of sound. You can..

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Love ‘Em or Leave ‘Em: Is it better to Keep IT In-House or Outsource?

On February 3rd, 2016, posted in: small-business-IT by Comments Off on Love ‘Em or Leave ‘Em: Is it better to Keep IT In-House or Outsource?

It’s love month. And today we’re taking a closer look at whether it makes sense to keep your IT in-house or outsource your IT services. As with most recommendations in IT, all businesses have different goals, perspectives and needs, so naturally, a one-size-fits-all solution just doesn’t exist. Let’s take a closer look at your options...

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3 Small Business IT Support Myths that Will Keep your Business in the “IT Stone Age”

On January 29th, 2016, posted in: small-business-IT by Comments Off on 3 Small Business IT Support Myths that Will Keep your Business in the “IT Stone Age”

Small business IT support is in a constant state of change. Did you know your small or mid-sized business can achieve the same level of IT functionality as larger enterprises? It’s true. Many Milwaukee area businesses are making the shift from IT providers with a break/fix approach to IT firms who offer managed IT services..

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4 Things You Need (and Want) to Know About Managed IT Services

On January 12th, 2016, posted in: Managed it by Comments Off on 4 Things You Need (and Want) to Know About Managed IT Services

If you see the appeal of managed IT services, but wonder when it makes sense to incorporate this next level of IT service into your business, you’re not alone. You want to know your business applications and systems are operating efficiently and reliably. You want confidence knowing your business data is secure. Ultimately, you don’t..

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5 Cyber Security Resolutions to Start 2016 Off Right

On January 7th, 2016, posted in: Personal Tech Tips by Comments Off on 5 Cyber Security Resolutions to Start 2016 Off Right

In 2015, cyber security came into the spotlight when more than 17 million American records were exposed to cyber-attacks, according to the Identity Theft Research Center. The worst attack included the breach of the Office of Personnel Management, which exposed the personal information of 21.5 million people. Unfortunately, experts believe 2016 won’t be any better,..

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The Top 5 Trends in 2016 That Will Change the Way You Do Business

On January 7th, 2016, posted in: small-business-IT by Comments Off on The Top 5 Trends in 2016 That Will Change the Way You Do Business

1) Mobile Device Management (MDM) What it is: If you’re new to mobile device management (MDM), chances are, you’ll hear more about this BYOD (bring your own device) trend in the coming year. Driven by an increasingly mobile-based infrastructure, the need for a solution to secure, monitor, manage and support mobile devices across a shared..

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